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  1. Engines
    Hello experts. I have just bought a renault master 54 plate 2.5 100bhp, turns out its actully been swapped to a 120bhp 6 speed. When I viewed it, it ran perfect, now ive driven 200 miles or so, the cab is shaking from a bad idle. Also starting and especially turning the engine off, it judders...
  2. Engines
    Hi I'm in the middle of removing the head on a 62 place Megane Tourer 1.5dci and I've hit a brick wall. The head is loose but being held with something at the back of the head in the turbo area. I literally can't see any more bolts to undo and I'm really struggling. I'd be grateful if you...
  3. Engines
    Hi, we have a 55 plate 1.5dci grand scenic and all of a sudden are having issues with the engine in all gears above 4 when cruising along. I can accelerate and decelerate with the gears and all is fine but if I hit say 70mph and release the throttle to coast along I get a jumping from the engine...
  4. Engines
    About a month ago I posted about my Clio struggling for power at low revs; "It has developed a new problem, when I'm pulling away in 1st gear then when I change into 2nd gear, it struggles for power when at lower revs & feels like something is holding it back. Once you get to 2750rpm it seems to...
  5. Engines
    My beautiful (sarcastically said) Clio just gets better It has developed a new problem, when I'm pulling away in 1st gear then when I change into 2nd gear, it struggles for power when at lower revs & feels like something is holding it back. Once you get to 2750rpm it seems to be alright, like...
  6. Electronics
    Hi I have recently got a Renault Grand Scenic 1.9Dci and it is starting to be a pain at cold starting. It times several time of the engine to fire and this morning I had to press the start button twice. but than when warmed up it start a lot quicker. I have fitted a new battery as well due to...
  7. Engines
    Hi my clio extreme 04 is taking longer than normal to get from 60-70 while the accelerator is touching the floor it doesn't seem to help it along. It's taking about 15-20 seconds to get from 60 to 70. Can anyone help? Thanks
  8. Engines
    Help! our car has now been to 4 different garages and currently sat in a Renault garage as the last resort. we have a 1.5dci Renault megane 59 plate not even 37000 miles on the clock and regularly serviced. it started just over a week ago struggling to accelerate up to even 3000revs when it...
  9. Engines
    someone i work with has a 1.8 petrol laguna on a 04 he says when he is traveling up a hill in 4th and 5th the car is struggling with power any ideas he also said its blowing out loads of smoke thanks in advance
  10. Engines
    Hi all, have done a search and had a look through a couple of threads but can't actually find anything regarding the issues i have been having. Basically it will start no problem and all and run as it should, but at random times it will just crank for a few seconds, but won't fire up. Keep...
  11. Electronics
    hi there i'm new to the forum and i'm wondering if anyone can help. I noticed my fog light flickering on the dashboard yesterday, only when i braked and put the car in reverse, assumed it was a bad connection somewhere and was going to check it out sunday. Today the engine started struggling...
  12. Engines
    Hello, My megane 1.5Dci/2006 does not always want to start, it is getting slowly worse. I had my local garage check the vehicle on the computer diagnosis system and no fault is shown ( i.e. injectors, electronic....), battery is good, new timing belt 6 months ago, engine runs great when it...
  13. Engines
    The Offender: 2000 Espace III 2.0 16V I have had this problem for nearly a month, but due to work commitments I have not been able to look into this at all since the recommendations on my last post. However, I have had the car on Clip and there is no stored faults (other than a dicky drivers...
  14. Exhausts
    We have a 2004 Renault Megane Scenic Authentication 1.4 - trying to find 2nd hand downpipe with cat for a reasonable price - only one i've been able to find near is for a 1.6 - does anyone know will it fit? Or does anyone know anywhere round merseyside for 1? Thanks Paul
  15. Engines
    Hi there, My 2004 scenic is struggling to start in the cold morning, It's had new bosch glow plugs and a new battery in the past month, Nothing coming up when it's plugged into the computer. Any ideas? New glow plug relay?
  16. Engines
    Hi, My 2005 Megane sport tourer 1.6 has developed a fault where on acceleration, the car stutters and doesn't accelerate for a few seconds, but if I keep my foot in it all of a sudden it will accelerate as normal! Also if I drive fast (going upto high revs) the engine will completely stop...
  17. Electronics
    i have a 4year old clio only 20,000 miles on it, just today i struggled to get the car into 1st & 2nd gear, it has never been a problem before? anyone any idea where my problem lies?
  18. Engines
    Since the heavy rain my megane has struggled to start. It will turn over, but when it fires up, unless I catch the revs it just dies. If I catch the revs, I have to keep them up around 2k for about 4 seconds then its fine. I'm not mechanically minded, but if it's an easy fix, I'm sure I can...
  19. Engines
    Bought this May'05 1.9DCi Grand Scenic 18 months ago (at 40k). At that time there was no, or negligible, oil leak. Over the months the drips have started to accumulate on the driveway and have increased markedly in rate. The car is now on 75k. I now top up a litre of oil every 1k or so. Things...
  20. Engines
    I own a 55 plate renault megane dynamique 120 1.9 dci, but ever since I have bought it 2 years ago I have had intermittant problems with the engine with complete loss of power where it takes 3 or 4 seconds to reach 3 thousand revs in neutral. When this occurs the car is dangerously sluggish with...
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